ResNet Acceptable Use Policy

Missouri State University provides access to the campus network in residence hall living units. This privilege is assisted by funds from not-for-profit organizations (MOREnet), and is meant to be used equitably and fairly by all to assist students, faculty, and staff in fulfilling the academic programs of Missouri State University. In no way can Missouri State network resources be used for commercial gain.

The Computer Services Department maintains the network through its Networking Services division, and has developed many policies and procedures to facilitate the equitable use of this valuable resource. These policies are available at ResNet's acceptable use policy is meant to supplement not supplant these policies and procedures. It is Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services’ expectation that students familiarize themselves with and abide by Computer Services policies and procedures as well as all local, state, and federal law.

In addition to these policies, Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services has additional expectations to help us all be better stewards of networking bandwidth.

Violation of any of the policies covering the use of computers and the campus network may result in the immediate deactivation of your Ethernet jack until the situation is resolved. Serious offenders risk permanent shutdown, referral to the student conduct system and/or criminal prosecution.